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About Joan Ricart

Joan E. Ricart, Fellow of the SMS and EURAM, is the Carl Schrøder Professor of Strategic Management at the IESE Business School, University of Navarra. In this school, he has also Director of the Doctoral Program (1995-2006), Associate Dean for Research (2001-2006), and Associate Director for Faculty and Research (2006-2014) and Chairman of the Strategic Management Department (1993-2016).

He was the Founding president of the European Academy of Management (EURAM). He has been President of the Strategic Management Society (SMS), and Vice-president of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management. He was the academic director of the EIASM and member of the research committee of the EFMD.

Joan E. Ricart holds a Ph.D in Managerial Economics, Northwestern University; Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya; and Ph.D. in Economics and Business Administration, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Joan E. Ricart has a wide and recognized international experience as lecturer. Throughout his career, he has been visiting Professor in many Business Schools around the world: IPADE (Mexico); IAE (Argentina); IDE (Ecuador); UNISA (South Africa).  He has also supervised several doctoral theses and research projects.

He has published several books and articles in leading journals as Strategic Management JournalHarvard Business ReviewJournal of International Business StudiesEconometric or Quarterly Journal of Economics. He is co-academic director of IESE Cities in Motion and academic director of the UN center of excellence of PPP for Cities. His current work focuses on cities, business models, offshoring, and sustainability.